Liverpool is set for a tough match against West Ham in the 12th round of the English Premier League, on Wednesday, where Mohamed Salah aims for a new historical record.
Salah seeks to score at least one goal against West Ham on Wednesday to break his record equal with Steven Gerrard in the list of Liverpool scorers at Anfield.
He is currently equal with Gerrard in the number of goals scored for Liverpool at home with 69 goals.
If Salah scores today, he will become the second on the list of Liverpool’s historical scorers at home behind the historic scorer Robbie Fowler, who tops the list with 85 goals.
Liverpool enters the West Ham match with high hopes after its important victory over Manchester City with Salah’s goal, which broke City’s string of victories since the beginning of the season, putting Liverpool on the path of competition again.
Salah keeps on making records
Salah continues to appear strong in the competition for the Ballon d’Or in recent years, as he won fifth place in the current edition.
Salah ranked seventh in the Ballon d’Or ranking, during the last edition of 2021, while the Argentine star Lionel Messi won the award.
He became the second player in the history of Liverpool, to score in four consecutive league matches against Man United, after Dick Forshaw in 1925-1926 and 1926-1927.
Finally, Salah was able to equal Gerrard’s number as the second highest scorer for Liverpool in the English Premier League, with 120 goals.
Salah joined Liverpool coming from Italy’s Roma in 2017, and was announced top scorer in the English Premier League on three occasions.
He recently renewed his contract with the Liverpool until 2025.
The football superstar was nominated for the Sports Personality of the Year award in the UK in 2022, presented by the Ethnicity Awards.
Salah was crowned with several individual awards during 2022, most notably PFA Players’ Player of the Year, FWA Footballer of the Year, and the player of the year in Liverpool FC.
He also won the Golden Boot award with 23 goals, and the award for the best playmaker with his assists in 13 goals, in the Premier League competition last season, and he was crowned with Liverpool in the FA Cup and EFL Cup titles.